Texas man wanted for sexual assault caught at airport

Federal agents say the Collin County man they busted for aggravated sexual assault had one foot on the plane when he was arrested.

60-year-old Mohammad Izhar Ul Haq Ansari was on his way to Dubai when he was pulled aside at DFW Airport. The day before, the Collin County Sheriff's office had issued an arrest warrant for Ansari who was wanted for aggravated sexual assault.

Customs and Border Patrol Assistant Port Director Jason Hearn says Ansari was almost on the plane when he was caught.

"He had cleared TSA and was on his way to depart...then was subsequently met by our officers here at DFW," Hearn said.

It's not clear whether he will be prosecuted in Collin County or held for a federal charge.

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